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Memorial details

Memorial type
Stone of remembrance
District
Southampton
Town
Bitterne
County
Hampshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 15 August 2003
    Attended by: Veterans and former Prisoners of War including Bert Warne, 95, who survived four years in captivity and worked on the Death Railway
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
81506
Current location

Holy Saviour Churchyard
Bursledon Rd
Bitterne
Southampton
Hampshire
SO18 5EE
England

OS Grid Ref: SU 45177 12894
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
Low level white marble stone on single white marble step with incised inscription. Memorial replaced two former memorials at Red Cross headquarters in Southampton which had to be removed when the Red Cross relocated and sold off its offices.
Inscription
Stone: IN MEMORY OF FAR EAST PRISONERS OF WAR1941-1945 Step: secSOUTHAMPTON AND DISTRICT FAR EAST POW CLUB
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945): Far East Prisoners of War
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Stone of remembrance
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
  • Steps
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Marble - White
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Details: Southampton Far East Prisoners of War Club
Reference

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